Learning from reflective pre-service teachers: introduction to the book

Gretchen Geng, Pamela Smith, Paul Black, Yoshi Budd, Leigh Disney

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Abstract

This chapter introduces the background to this book, with a focus on the use of reflective practice in teaching, and teacher educators’ learning from reflective pieces written by pre-service teachers. This chapter then describes the structure of the book, which consists of six parts. Parts I to V include 33 pre-service teachers’ own narrative stories as well as the five editors’ reflections on these pre-service teachers’ pieces. In the final chapter, the five editors reflect on the content and development of this volume.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReflective Practice in Teaching
Subtitle of host publicationPre-Service Teachers and the Lens of Life Experience
EditorsGretchen Geng, Pamela Smith, Paul Black, Yoshi Budd, Leigh Disney
Place of PublicationSingapore Singapore
PublisherSpringer
Chapter1
Pages3-10
Number of pages8
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9789811394751
ISBN (Print)9789811394744
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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